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Gallbladder 36 (GB 36)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Waiqiu, Outer Mound

Location
7 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the anterior border of the fibula.

Indications
Pain in the neck, chest, thigh and hypochondriac region, chills and fever that accompany rabies.

Traditional Action
Remove obstruction from the channel, stops pain.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

OíConnor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.